Northam Aero Club $1,000 Aviation Scholarship
The aviation training scholarship offered by Northam Aero Club is designed to encourage students who have an interest in obtaining a Private Pilot Licence or entering the aviation industry by providing assistance for students to reach the Recreation Pilot Licence level at Northam Airfield.
The aims of the scholarship program are to:
• Introduce people to the sport of recreational aviation;
• Develop responsible and safe flying attitudes;
• Offer a basis of aviation knowledge for advancement and careers in recreational, military or general commercial aviation;
• Assist people to complete their flying training at minimal cost; and
• Encourage people to become active long-term members of the recreational aviation community.
The scholarship is for flight training provided by Northam Aero Club to the value of $1,000. The scholarship is offered on a dollar for dollar basis, for every dollar of training spent by the student, the Northam Aero Club will match the amount up to $1,000. Students would be responsible for purchasing their own books and study material as well the costs of aviation medical.
To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants need to be at least sixteen years old. Applicants will need to complete a form explaining why they would like to receive the scholarship and undertake a thirty minute trial introductory flight at their own cost. Students under the age of 18 will need to have a parent or guardian sign the application form. The successful candidate will also be required to become a financial member of the Northam Aero Club.
The winner of the scholarship will be decided by a panel appointed by the Northam Aero Club Committee that will assess the application and review the feedback from the Flight Instructor who conducted the trial introductory flight. Applicants with some previous flying experience may apply. The winning students will be required to use the flight training within twelve months of accepting the scholarship.
All enquiries should be directed to the
President of the Northam Aero Club at PO Box 247 Northam WA 6460
or email to
Closing Off Date for Applications was August 11th 2017.
The first two recipients of the Scholarship are:
and Campbell Jones
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Latest update: August 30, 2017